On This Date in Legal History

Since George Washington was the first president, he appointed every justice to the first Supreme Court.  On April 3, 1790, he wrote a letter to the justices expressing his belief that “the Judiciary System should not only be independent in its operations, but as perfect as possible in its formation.”

In 1789 George Washington nominated John Jay as Chief Justice of the new United States Supreme Court.

In 1789 George Washington appointed John Jay as Chief Justice of the new United States Supreme Court.

Read Washington’s letter at http://goo.gl/qrWIWx, and learn about the first Supreme Court at https://goo.gl/vGJMLo.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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